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The Genius of Franklin

Artist:
Marguerite Gérard (French, 1761–1837)
Artist:
after Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date:
1778
Medium:
Etching printed in brown ink, first state of two
Dimensions:
Image: 21 5/8 × 16 1/2 in. (54.9 × 41.9 cm) Sheet: 22 3/8 x 17 3/4 in. (56.8 x 45.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Huntington, 1883
Accession Number:
83.2.230
Not on view
Donor: William Henry Huntington
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 14, 1997–July 20, 1997.

B.10; Wildenstein 27
Perrin Stein Artists and Amateurs: Etching in 18th-Century France. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2013, cat. no. 18, pp. 37-39, 188, ill.



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